Kimberly asks about what we did in the Sources of Growth Workshop. At the heart of the Review process is the aspiration that we would move from decline to growth. Our Consultant constantly pushes us to answer questions like, ‘Which people? How will be approach them? What kind of church do we need to become … ?’ The Workshop was set up to do some thinking about those questions and also to share good practice. We did it mainly by interviewing people about initiatives which are already under way.
We’re now in a phase of the Diocesan Review where four Working Groups are creating action plans for the future. This Workshop was intended to produce material which could be used by all four Working Groups. This is the Programme for the Day. The Newsletter gives a brief overview of the process to date